Klarna Overview

  • Founded
  • 2005
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 5,952
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • (Rumor/Speculation)
  • Investors
  • 103

Klarna General Information


Developer of an online payment platform designed to facilitate cashless payments through installments. The company's platform offers in-store, mobile, and online payments as well as deliveries and returns services and works on a buy now, pay later model, thereby enabling shoppers to finance their retail purchases and make paying simple, safe and smooth.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Other Industries
Other Financial Services
Primary Office
  • Sveavagen 46
  • 111 34 Stockholm
  • Sweden

Klarna Timeline

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Klarna Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
36. Later Stage VC 0000 Rumor/Speculation Generating Revenue
35. Secondary Transaction - Private 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
34. Later Stage VC (Series H) 10-Jun-2021 00000 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
33. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Jun-2021 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
32. Later Stage VC 12-Apr-2021 0000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
31. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Mar-2021 000.00 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
30. Later Stage VC 01-Mar-2021 00.000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
29. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Nov-2020 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
28. Later Stage VC 06-Oct-2020 $1.97B Completed Generating Revenue
27. Later Stage VC 15-Sep-2020 $650M $1.97B 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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Klarna Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Financial Software
Stockholm, Sweden
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Klarna Competitors (87)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Adyen Formerly VC-backed Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000 00.000 00000000000
000000000 Corporation Porto Alegre, Brazil
000000 Corporation Calgary, Canada 00
000000 ( 000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Oslo, Norway 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
00000000 Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 000000000000
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Klarna Patents

Klarna Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210314149-A1 Service-to-service strong authentication Pending 01-Apr-2020 0000000000
US-10846106-B1 Real-time interface classification in an application Active 09-Mar-2020 0000000000 00
US-20210279081-A1 Real-time interface classification in an application Pending 09-Mar-2020 0000000000
US-20210216333-A1 Interface classification system Pending 15-Jan-2020 00000000 0
US-20210216334-A1 Method of training a learning system to classify interfaces Pending 15-Jan-2020 G06N20/00
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Klarna Executive Team (50)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Sebastian Siemiatkowski Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Knut Frangsmyr Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Niclas Neglen Chief Finance Officer
Koen Köppen Chief Technical Officer
David Sandström Chief Marketing Officer
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Klarna Board Members (19)

Name Representing Role Since
Lise Kaae Self Board Member 000 0000
Michael Moritz Sequoia Capital Chairman 000 0000
Mikael Walther Klarna Board Member 000 0000
Omid Kordestani Self Board Member 000 0000
Roger Ferguson Jr. Self Board Member 000 0000
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Klarna Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Klarna Investors (103)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Alstin Capital Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Arctic Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Backstage Invest Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Blue Opal Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Chaos Ventures (New York) Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Klarna Investments & Acquisitions (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 000000 12-Jan-2022 0000000000 Financial Software
00000 (000000 09-Dec-2021 0000000000 Information Services (B2C)
00000000000 02-Nov-2021 0000000000 00000 Information Services (B2C) 00000 000
000000 (00000 22-Oct-2021 00000 0000 00000 Financial Software
Inspirock 22-Oct-2021 Merger/Acquisition Application Software 000000000
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Klarna Subsidiaries (6)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Toplooks Internet Retail Los Gatos, CA 2019
00000 (00000000000 Information Services (B2C) Lake Mary, FL 0000
000000000 Application Software East Palo Alto, CA 0000
0000000 Financial Software Mannheim, Germany 0000
00000 Business/Productivity Software Stockholm, Sweden 0000
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